How Long Do Clams Live?

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The lifespan of a clam depends on what specific type of clam it is and its living conditions. The oldest living clam, a quahog clam, is said to have lived to be about 400 years old. It came from the Icelandic coast.
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Most clams have a lifespan between 5-20 years. Some clams are the oldest living creatures in the world and can be dated back to 140 years ago. You can find more information here: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/MRP/shellfish/bayclams/FAQ.asp
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